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Dropbox Education

You can add Dropbox files to Blackboard using the Mashups menu found in most content creation workflows (e.g. content creation, tests, discussion boards, blogs, journals, wikis, announcements, feedback, etc.). This document outlines the steps for adding your Dropbox content directly to Blackboard.

1. In this example, we will create an Item

a screenshot of the Build Content drop down menu with Item selected  

2. In the content editor text box, click the Add Content button.

a screenshot of the Add Content Button  

3. Select Dropbox, under Additional Tools.

Select Dropbox under Additional Tools

4. On the following page, click the Browse Dropbox button.

a screenshot of the Add Dropbox Files button  

5. If not already, sign into your Dropbox account.

a screenshot of the Dropbox sign in menu  

6. In the window that opens, select the file(s) that you’d like to share.

7. Click the Choose button.

a screenshot of the File area of Dropbox with the needed file selected  

8. Confirm the file(s) you’ve attached, then click Submit.

a screenshot of the file confirmation notification  

9. Your file will appear in the content editor text box.

10. Confirm that it is correct and click Submit.


a screenshot of the final Dropbox content building block  

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